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MSNBC
Nov 10, 2012 3:00am PST
who ran for vice president, stick still congressman paul ryan. >> congressman paul ryan, is he the leader of the republican party now? >> i wouldn't think so. paul ryan is a policy wonk. >> oh, i wouldn't think so. john boehner laughing in the face of the idea that the leader of the republican party from here on out might be paul ryan. that guy? the republican party picking its new face, its new leader after their electoral disaster. that's going to be an amazing thing to watch. over the next few weeks, months, years. i mean, here's just a case in point. it was an overall electoral disaster for republicans to lose the presidency. it was thought to be impossible for them to lose the presidency. nobody since the great depression has ever been re-elected as president with an unemployment rate like the one we've got now. but barack obama managed to do it. or the republicans managed to blow it depending how you look at it. just take as a case in point. the tremendous republican disaster in the united states senate. i mean, they had a bad night on tuesday night. but in the senate, it
CSPAN
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
. the convention did not so -- to not go so great, especially clint eastwood. paul ryan was a pretty strong collect -- pretty strong selection and was a strong campaigner and pleased the conservative base. on the other hand, the challenger did not when wisconsin, so it didn't pay off and that regard. but the first debate did pay off. romney came in well prepared. for a lot of people predisposed to not like him, he came off as presidential and smart and comfortable with himself. it was obvious the president prepared for the wrong debate. he prepared for romney to take a host of positions he did not put forth in that first debate. -- he was not able to keep it in that debate that followed. three quick narrative that turned out to be true but the american public. americans want to be helpful. during america -- during an election like this, they want to be inspired and told the world can be better. this is the main reason obama was let the first time around. had it was a lot tougher the second time because we're still experiencing a downturn, but he said stick with me and we can do this together. romne
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2012 10:10pm EST
amid romney. -- mitt romney. he goes to paul ryan who is popular with the tea party. he picked him. i think a lot of people say that paul ryan is not really capable. i've got a loaded question for you -- does america really respect a black individual to be their leader? guest: it is good to end on a loaded question. let me say first that john mccain, who was a great senator, and who was the original maverick and had an independent image, i think he had a very difficult time running into thousand eight following eight years of george w. bush. it was likely time for a democratic president to win so i think john mccain had a hard assignment. with respect to the question you asked, i would say that america elected an african-american, barack obama, and after one of the most intense and expensive and bitter campaigns of all time, reelected him. i would say that is a pretty strong statement of respect for him. some people have said to mate there will be a racial vote in this election. i think it is quite likely that the people who voted against barack obama would have voted against a democr
FOX News
Nov 13, 2012 3:00am PST
. not making that up. >> brian: chairman paul ryan telling americans he will go back to work. >> i am house budget chair and it is part of my job to make this divided government work. >> brian: you can hear the disappointment. the former vp revealing what he will do next and going through election day with mitt romney. "fox and friends" starts right now. >> gretchen: you it is a good day when the floor crew is humming our theme song. >> brian: only one they know. >> gretchen: welcome everybody. petraeus scandal appears to be getting bigger . this is a made for movie situation already. >> brian: it is a movie i don't want to see. >> gretchen: certainly more details coming out. it is many things and now another top commander in afghanistan. general john allen who took over for david petraeus when he kebecame commander in afghanistan. he is under investigation for exchanging thousands of e-mails from kelly. who was a social liason for central command and he she had a relationship with the petraeus, and also e-mails, we don't know what way. it was in enough of a way for an investigation to ensu
MSNBC
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
. now, that's a big paul ryan line. and this is a fantasy. the fact of the matter is, we have a government in this country that does some things. and most of what mitt romney's objecting to is government. >> was there a racial component here? and i ask that question, because mitt romney is talking about giving more tax breaks to the wealthiest americans, but president obama can't have a plan for young people or african-americans or hispanics? how else do you read it? >> well, it's the same -- look, paul ryan did an interview just this week where he was talking about the urban areas voting in a certain way. and it seems that this is the fantasy, the delusion that they've decided to carry on. that they didn't lose because their ideas were bad, day didn't lose because they made mistakes. in fact, in this call, mitt romney complimented his campaign. they lost because somehow the 47% was given so many gifts that it grew into 51%. >> does it make it harder for the republican party to patch up their image and their vision for the future when they are going to be dogged by comments li
FOX News
Nov 11, 2012 3:00pm EST
to take away their right to vote and telling women there's war on them that seniors, that paul ryan wants to push granny off the cliff in a wheelchair. this is not the hope and change obama, this was not, there's no red state and blue state obama. he won ugly, it's divisive and if this is the template for how democrats want to win elections going forward to this-- >> and i can tell you what the reaction in the white house would be if they heard you say that, they would say get over it, grow up, this is politics, republicans got a, you know, put on their boxing gloves and get over it. >> oh, yeah. >> paul: so what? you know. >> i won, you know, suck it up. >> i agree. this is the new benchmark the way you win a presidential campaign. no question about it, it's too bad, but that's the way it is. i want to elaborate on one of kim's points. the turnout machine, it did not materialize after the convention in august. we need to pay a lot more attention to the so-called obama ground game. in some ways, trying to talk about this in neutral terms, it's somewhat analogous to a corporation's marketi
CSPAN
Nov 9, 2012 10:30pm EST
blue collar and older whites. even with paul ryan on the ticket, a 60% of seniors voted for romney. in the long run, i think those red states are problematic for democrats. look at north carolina. in north carolina or virginia, obama's numbers among blue- collar whites are unbelievably low. they are in the high-20's or 30's. in the long run, i do think there is this pattern. the sun belt will be more important than the west about. they do have the incredible ability to hang on to -- the shift will be to states that have the same social forces of rising diversity and rising education levels. >> we have a slight disagreement. obama did well among these groups in 2008. democrats do well among white blue-collar voters in the midwest. there are union presidents and other things that give them a boost. there is a slight fracture of the automobile bailout. ohio did not look that different. i think of no bailout might have helped a bit around the edges. boy, running against and john mccain in 2008, barack obama did well among those groups in those states. he did well in iowa. he overperfor
MSNBC
Nov 7, 2012 7:00pm PST
the solution is get rid of paul ryan. >> the republican party has to rethink strategy. in hind sight, marco rubio would have been the best choice to run with mitt romney. it's not a knock on paul ryan. he did very well. it's just that the gop needs to send a powerful signal to hispanic voters that the party respects them. >> he thinks it's about signals. he think it's about having a spanish name on the ballot. you don't have to do anything on policy. >> and you don't have to do anything on tone. i think mark got to a really good point. you have this phenomenon happen in the conservative movement where their media culture has taken over their political culture. the left has a media culture too but it doesn't instruct the party how to behave. but people like bill o'reilly and rush limbaugh, they set the tone and the tea party enforces that within the political space. they expect and demand even marco rubio had to be against the dream act. he had to use term like illegals. you have to get up to the edge of top radio speak in order to fit in. just having somebody with an "o" at the end of their
MSNBC
Nov 15, 2012 1:00am PST
party's vice presidential nominee, paul ryan. in the end, it was cathy mcmorris rodgers who won. paul ryan's guy lost. and so even as they lose the presidency, thanks to a devastating gender gap in the polls, and at the same time they send even fewer republican women to congress than were there before, republicans did today pick for this small, low-profile national republican number four leadership role an actual woman. and that's the best they've ever done. that's the highest ranking gop woman there has ever been in the house. back over on the senate side, republicans are faced with a dilemma set up for them by john mccain, as i was just discussing with bill burton. john mccain is suggesting that the party's big, first high-profile political stand of the obama second term should be republicans blocking this person's promotions to potentially be secretary of state. the president may nominate u.n. ambassador susan rice to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. and already, republicans in the senate led by john mccain are threatening to block her nomination. he called her today
CSPAN
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
financial times." topping that list is paul ryan, the vice-president candidate returning to congress and has asked to continue on as chairman of the house budget committee. those are the people doing the negotiations. moving on to "the washington post." they know earlier wednesday barack obama call john boehner and others to urge them to put aside partisan interests to advance the interests of the american people. let's go back to your phone calls. from irving, calif., a irvingcaller. caller: i voted for mitt romney. host: what was your message? caller: i was like to say to get on and strain of the country. some of these callers are saying romney did not have a plan. he had a plan. he said it over and over again. i would call john boehner, it is time to compromise. you drop obamacare and we will raise the tax rate. let's get on with it and pass the bush tax cuts for another six months to straighten out the tax code. we took a stab at it in california. it can be done. the problem is nothing is easy politically. the other cliff we have to face is the budget deficit. we have to tackle it. that
CNN
Nov 7, 2012 8:00pm PST
me in welcoming the next president of the united states, paul ryan.
CSPAN
Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm EST
eastwood episode. did not change a lot of minds. the selection of paul ryan was a pretty strong selection. he turned out to be a very strong campaigner. i think he certainly please the conservative base. on the other hand, the challenger did not win wisconsin so didn't pay off in that regard. but the first debate absolutely did pay off. romney came in very well prepared for a lot of people who predisposed to not like him, he came off as presidential, very smart, very comfortable with himself, and clearly it was obvious that the president had prepared for the wrong debate. he clearly had prepared for romney to take a host of positions that he did not push forward in that first debate. romney had his chance for a comeback. he just was not able to keep it going in the debates that followed. now, three quick and narratives that turned out to be true about the american public. one is a think americans want to be hopeful. during an election like this, they want to be inspired to want to be told the world can be better. this is the main reason obama was elected the first time around. it was a lo
FOX News
Nov 10, 2012 1:00pm PST
that's what paul ryan believes, that's what many of the -- >> heather: i have to wrap you up. brad, you get the last word. >> look, paul ryan rejected the kind of comments that you talked about by the candidates that you're suggesting and the candidates that you're suggesting were not the republican party main stream. as a matter of fact, they were so out of the main stream they lost. >> heather: thank you very much. we appreciate you both joining us today. as always, a heated discussion. we'll see what happens moving forward. thank you. >> gregg: lawmakers on capitol hill gearing up for hearings looking into the deadly terrorist attack on our u.s. consulate in libya. why some are calling for secretary of state hillary clinton to testify about what she knew and when. judge jeanine pirro weigh not guilty on that just ahead. >> heather: plus, outrage and heart break as thousands prepare to spend another night in the dark in the wake of super storm sandy. how seniors are cope be with the disaster in one of new york city's hardest hit neighborhoods. >> no power. no water. no lights. freezin
Current
Nov 13, 2012 3:00am PST
-- he was out hunting he went hunting paul ryan -- he tried to bag barack obama. that didn't work. he tried to bag some quail or deer. i don't know what he was hunting. moose? i don't know. >> he was doing his p90x routine. >> bill: he came back yesterday and said you know what? we ran a hell of a campaign. >> big ideas and big issues which is the kind of campaign we wanted to run. it just wasn't enough at the end of the day. we just had to accept that. >> bill: they ran the kind of campaign they wanted to run. no, they didn't. come on. that's the worst spin i ever heard. they wanted to run a campaign that ended up with them in the white house. they didn't. they ran a lousy campaign. even republicans now say they ran a lousy campaign. but paul ryan goes on to say well, you know, we certainly didn't expect what happened. >> the polling we had the numbers we were look at looked like we stood a pretty good chance of winning. so when the numbers came in, you know, going the other direction we saw the kind o
FOX News
Nov 9, 2012 8:00am PST
the republican congress. jon: why not endorse simpson-bowles? >> i love it. why didn't paul ryan, your standard-bearer, monica, why didn't he vote for simpson-bowles? he voted against it. >> because it didn't address health care spending, julie. >> you endorse bowles-simpson all of sudden there are problems with this or do you not? >> negotiating starting point when the president blew off. >> paul ryan voted against it. here is the bottom line if we keep doing what monica and i doing, we'll stick to our position and they will stick to their position, nothing is going to get done. both side need to come to the table. both sides need to compromise. >> willing to compromise on? >> for actually, on spending? >> absolutely, monica. not just spending but entitlement reform something he tried to do. >> he didn't try to do. >> grand bargain eric cantor and paul ryan tanked. >> first term the president fundamentally unserious about deficit reduction why we have these record four years of trillion dollars plus deficits. he was fundamentally unserious about tackling entitlement reform. there is nothing in
MSNBC
Nov 11, 2012 12:00pm PST
andrew cuomo. the republicans have their own starting lineup. paul ryan, who played the role of understudy in this campaign, new jersey governor chris christie, even though some conservative republicans blame him for his high-octane embrace of president obama. florida senator marco rubio on a fak fast track who say he's the republican solution to the problem with hispanics. >> if i'm a serious policymaker, i'll have a lot of opportunities to do different things in politics, outside of politics. >> and there are some party leaders who are still long for former florida governor jeb bush. you can argue that it is too early to even be thinking about 2016, but ask yourself, when did barack obama first start dreaming about becoming president? craig. >> andrea mitchell, thanks to you for some smart speculation. now let's bring in the brain trust. joan walsh, editor at large for salon.com. also an msnbc political analyst. perry bacon, the editor for "the g rir grio." this is a limit brain trust. sometimes we have to fake it. not today. let's pick up the here. let's start with where a
CSPAN
Nov 8, 2012 8:00pm EST
not believe you have to change the basic structure of medicare and medicaid, as paul ryan does. you can find great savings by working with the inefficiencies. >> excuse me. john. >> speaker boehner talked about not increasing tax rates for small businesses. if that framework could be accomplished, what kind of revenues could be raised within that framework? could you consider the limit on the value of deductions that the president had in his budget? >> in terms of small businesses, how do you define a small business? that is one of the slippery slopes. do you define a multibillion- dollar entertainment company, sports team, or hedge fund as a small business because their structure happens to be a business structure? everyone agrees that what we really mean when we say small business, what the typical voter envisions, is the local dry cleaner, the manufacturer who has 15 people making widgets and stuff like that. nobody thinks they should have their taxes raised. if it is used as code for people who are very wealthy and really large businesses, do not fit the traditional definition, that is a
ABC
Nov 11, 2012 8:00am PST
-identified as a potential candidate. marco rubio is heading there is leading the pack. marco rubio. paul ryan. certainly as a vp nominee. bobby jindal. certainly if chris christie wins re-election he would be in that pack. biden or hillary? my money is on hillary. >> i don't know. i'm a biden fan and hillary fan. i'm going to wait at least for a little while. >> greta? >> keep your eye on governor susana martinez. out of new mexico. she's a republican in a democratic state. she handled their deficit problem. she was against -- she came out against something that governor romney said, the self-deportation, so she was on the outs a little bit with republicans. i would keep an eye on her over senator rubio. because she's governor. >> speaking as a journalist i'm a biden man. i like joe, he provides great copy. on the republican side, if george jeb bush runs he has to be the favorite. >>> thank you very much. thank you all, fantastic roundtable. congressman schock will be answering the questions you have on twitter. look for that on abcnews.com/thisweek later today. >>> on this veterans day, we honor our fe
PBS
Nov 9, 2012 12:00am PST
rubio or paul ryan are associated with the tea party. so certainly. but going back to something leslie said, it's how you communicate these issues. you can't be talking about electrified fences and cattle prods when you're talking about immigration. look, the country is for border security and a reasonable immigration policy but it's how you communicate it. >> brown: what about on various other social issues. we saw for the first time gay marriage, for example, same-sex marriage. >> when it comes to gay marriage or abortion women in this country aren't turned off by people are pro-life, there are people who will pro-life in all of our families. they're opposed to people sounding like cavemen when they talk about being pro life. so there's a smart way to communicate these issues. >> brown: so keep the policy but change the way you talk about it and who you talk to? >> be rational and reasonable and understand there's a different view but trying to find common ground without compromising your principles. in our movement conservatives hear "modernize and adapt" and they hear "liberalize"
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2012 7:00am EST
mccain had made the right choices. here comes amid romney. -- mitt romney. he goes to paul ryan who is popular with the tea party. he picked him. i think a lot of people say that paul ryan is not really capable. i've got a loaded question for you -- does america really respect a black individual to be their leader? guest: it is good to end on a loaded question. let me say first that john mccain, who was a great senator, and who was the original maverick and had an independent image, i think he had a very difficult time running into thousand eight following eight years of george w. bush. it was likely time for a democratic president to win so i think john mccain had a hard assignment. with respect to the question you asked, i would say that america elected an african-american, barack obama, and after one of the most intense and expensive and bitter campaigns of all time, reelected him. i would say that is a pretty strong statement of respect for him. some people have said to mate there will be a racial vote in this election. i think it is quite likely that the people who voted agains
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
on providers. >> that probably compromises the care. >> what about premium support? the kind of thing that paul ryan was talking about? a voucher type system? >> is your responsibility to buy your plan with this voucher. >> well, i don't think he will do that. >> can you get there without doing that? >> i think you can, but it's tough. the increasing needs of eligibility to be close to the age that people are living in. the average age is about 70. it is now closing in on 80. that saves a lot of money every year. i think the president has to show the public and the republicans were asking to support higher revenue for tax reform to deal courageously. [talking over each other] >> i think you have to realize here that the president has his own constituency. and if he gets too far off the road here, he is going to lose the democrats and particularly the liberal democrats. i mean, i saw something the other day that lyndon johnson was the majority leader of the senate. he had one republican filibuster and harry reid has had 370 filibusters in the time that he has been majority leader. that is one of
FOX News
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am PST
presidential election cycle. the short list is a long list. let's bring up the top contenders. congressman paul ryan of course. i talked to people who are close to him and they say he hasn't thought about 2016. but he has passed the readiness test and he can tap into mitt romney's fundraising machine. rubio's office says too early to talk about 2016. chris christie is tied up with hurricane sandy. senator rob portman who was governor romneys sparring meat. i talked to his office and they say he's busy with his work in the senate. good answer. a couple other folks to keep an eye on. the senator from new hampshire and governor nikki haley. the next year, susana martinez, the governor from new mexico. and bob mcdonnell from virginia. and senator john thune. and there is the one name out there that people say could win it in a walk but says he has no enthusiasm for it, former governor jeb bush of florida. there is the long short list. martha: it's so interesting. jeb bush's name comes up early in this process. you think of president george w. bush saying he thinks there is nobody better. he said th
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